Tips and tricks to fix OPPO F17 problems. This is mid-end smartphone without 5G data connection. For broadband access, we can use 4G LTE for fast video streaming and playing games. The screen use Super AMOLED with 6.44 inches Full HD+ at 1080 x 2400 pixels. Android 10.0 is ready to use together with ColorOS 7.2 Oppo user interface.

OPPO F17 use Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 processor with Adreno 610. Front camera use single 16 megapixel and rear camera use quad lens with different functions. Some users get some troubles when using OPPO F17 software and hardware. We wil try to give more solutions, review and information about how to solve OPPO F17 troubles at www.hard-reset.org community.

 

What are Advantages of OPPO F17 Specifications and Features?

  • Network GSM 3G HSDPA or 4G LTE with Dual simcard slot
  • LCD 6.44 inches 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • Bluetooth / GPS / Wifi
  • Memory Internal 64 GB with 4 GB RAM
  • Memory Internal 128 GB with 4 GB or 6 GB or 8 GB RAM
  • GPU Adreno 610
  • Main Camera Quad 16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
  • Main Camera Features autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera 16 MP for video conference and selfie photography
  • Operating System Android 10.0
  • Battery Li-Po 4000 mAh

 

 

How to Fix or Problem Solving for Recovery OPPO F17 hang or not responding or malfunctions or stuck or freezing or bricked ?

The cheapest prices of OPPO F17 use 64 GB internal storage with 4 GB RAM while the other option use 128 GB with several RAM options. The Android 10.0 operating system already installed together with several factory default applications. We can choose interesting applications for download from Google Play Store like social media group chat or games.

There are some new or not famous applications that can contain viruses or malware inside Google Play Store, please read many user review as possible before download any apps, otherwise our OPPO F17 may get troubles like become slowly or hang or stuck or broken or frozen or LCD touch screen not responsive. These kind of apps will not get Verified by Play Protect information / icon.

If we get this problem, we have to try remove temporary files and caches inside this phone, because some troubles can be solve with this steps. If we are suspected infected by virus, then please install one good antivirus like Avast or Norton, then scan all content inside this phone. However, if the problems still happen, then we have to do hard reset to reformat our phone. Please remember, doing hard reset or master format can make our important data removed or wiped from this phone, this is also happen with all Google account which will remove from OPPO F17. We are not recommended to install APK from unknown resource for safety reasons.

 

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How to Force Shutdown or Force Soft Reset or Reboot or Restart OPPO F17 ?

 

The smallest RAM is GB. Sometime installed applications may crash or corrupt. Our OPPO F17 will run not normal such as become hang or LCD touch screen not responding with any finger touch. We need to do soft reset or reboot to remove temporary files and caches. Please press and hold POWER button until OPPO F17 shutdown or turn off by itself.

After this phone totally off, then we can press again POWER button to turn it ON. This process will not remove any important data, therefore we can do this process anytime we want. If our OPPO F17 still can work properly, but we want to clear temporary files and caches from some applications, then please press and hold POWER button until pop-up menu appear, continue choose Shutdown / Power off / Reboot menu.

 

How to backup data or Contact at OPPO F17 ?

We can use external memory MicroSD to backup all important data inside internal memory to external memory using Android file manager.

we can use USB data cable to connect with computer. After our phone recognize by computer, then choose important files using computer file manager and copy to safety location at our computer.

If our OPPO F17 has already signed in with Google account, by default our contact will be synchronize in the background to Google server. Please make sure we check all contact at Google contact server using Internet browse to make sure backup is done.

 

Please note: These options bellow may not work for some devices because of firmware update version or hardware troubles or some other possibilities.

#Option 1, Hard Reset OPPO F17 with software menu

 

  1. Turn on the OPPO F17
  2. Make sure the battery is not empty
  3. Backup important data at OPPO F17 because all data and applications will be erase or delete
  4. Go to Menu :  Setting 
  5. Choose Tab : General
  6. Press Backup & Reset > Restore factory setting
  7. Better you not check anything at the option if you do not want to erase data at data partition at internal memory
  8. Choose Reset phone 
  9. The OPPO F17 will do the master reset process.

 

#Option 2, Hard Reset OPPO F17 Factory Default using Hardware Secret Button Key

If we can not go to menu, or OPPO F17 can not turn on or hang or stuck or frozen so we can not access the menu setting or nothing happen while touch the screen, then try to factory reset with secret button and hardware key

  1. Turn off the OPPO F17
  2. Make sure the battery OPPO F17 already full or more than 50%
  3. Press together and hold the Power Button + Volume Down Button
  4. If the Logo appear, then release the button, after that we will enter some menu
  5. Choose wipe data / factory reset using Volume Button, and press Power Button to Enter or OK
  6. The OPPO F17 will continue master reset, wait for several minutes until OPPO F17 start like new again.

 

How to Unlock or Fix or Bypass or Solutions for OPPO F17 forgot password code or security lock screen pattern or pin (lost password)?

Some users do not like to activate security protections. But this is must have features at each smartphone, because after use several months, we will have many important data and private photos videos. We need to secure all confidential data from unauthorized people, especially when OPPO F17 away from us or stolen or lost.

Fingerprint is located under display. We need to register our finger carefully. We also can use front camera for face unlock. After finish activate first protections, we have to choose secondary protections like screen lock pattern or password or pin. OPPO F17 fingerprint or face unlock can not work after we do reboot or soft reset. The problems will start happen when we can not unlock this phone or fingerprint can not work. What should we do?

Don’t worry because we can unlock or bypass forgotten screen lock pattern or password pin protections at OPPO F17 use registered Google account. But we have to force hard reset or master format using hardware button combination key like steps at #Option 2 above. New OPPO smartphone already use latest Android version already implement FRP (Factory Reset Protection). FRP is important to secure our phone when it is stolen or lost. Android will ask to Verify your account with previous Google Account. This procedure target is to make sure that this phone is really belong to us.

At some Android version, we can bypass using previous installed Google account username and password after finish performing hard reset or master format. But at some other version update, we still have to type our screen lock pin or password protections. We can bypass using software at personal computer, but these steps are complicated for many users. Therefore we suggest to ask OPPO service center for bypass protections, but we have to proof that this is our phone. We also recommended to activate or create OPPO ACCOUNT at OPPO F17, because it can help us to bypass forgotten security protections.

HOW TO FORCE SOFT RESET OR RESTART OR REBOOT OPPO F17 LOCKED SMARTPHONE?

If we can not turn off our OPPO smartphone, then please force soft reset or reboot by press POWER BUTTON + VOLUME UP BUTTON for several seconds (usually less then 10 seconds) until this phone reboot by itself.

 

Is That Any Secret Code for Doing Format OPPO F17 ?

There is no secret hidden code for OPPO F17 to make it back to factory default. Do the options above to hard reset it.

 

How to Format or Erase Phone Memory at OPPO F17 ?

If we want to format internal memory phone then we have to do hard reset or reformat the operating system of OPPO F17 as well. Please use menu setting to do hard reset or reformat using #option 1 above, but make sure to give checkbox mark at Erase Internal SD card / Internal storage. Then it will reformat the factory default operating system and remove or erase any data inside internal memory.

To reformat or wipe or erase all data at external memory, we can use menu Setting > Storage > Erase Internal Storage / SD Card. Please always make sure all data has already backup before reformat or wipe everything, because it is hard to recover formatted / wiped data at internal or external storage.

 

How to Make Battery of OPPO F17 Stronger, Life Longer and Not Fast to Drain ?

OPPO F17 battery is 4000 mAh. The battery is not removable, but it have fast charging 30W with COOC 4.0. We can quickly charge the battery when empty. However, if we want to use OPPO F17 battery for longer time while watching movie or playing games, then please do some adjustment. First make LCD screen not too bright and then disable all not use connections like GPS or Bluetooth or Wifi. Please note, OPPO F17 does not have NFC data connection.